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It's ironic that around the same time as Lord_K's fantastic article on Communist advertisements the PBS program The American Experience had an episode concerning the The Great Famine of 1921 in the Soviet Union and the surprising action by the US to send relief.

 

You can view the episode online, read the transcript, and view other special features at their website.

 

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Comment by Lawren H.B. on April 16, 2011 at 2:13am
Good episode, I liked it. I never knew about that part of Russian / American history.
Comment by Larry on April 15, 2011 at 7:24pm
I'm glad you enjoyed the episode. I find your great uncle's story very interesting.
Comment by lord_k on April 15, 2011 at 3:54am

Thank you Larry.

I watched the episode, very impressive. I also liked the correct assessment of Mr. Hoover's humanitarian activities. Besides, there's something personal: when I was a kid, my greatuncle told me about the ARA kitchen in Odessa (Hoover's people established kitchens not only in famine-stricken regions, but also in the big cities where a large part of the population suffered from malnutrition). After all those years he remembered the taste of chocolate given him by some chatty American who was delighted to hear a few English words. He said it was the best chocolate bar in his life.

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